mostly dry over the pacific. the system is extending into eastern china, raising temperatures once again. shanghai at 38 degrees. you have been experiencing the hottest summer in 140 years. naha is 35 degrees, the highest temperature of this year. across the eastern half of japan at 29 degrees. north america wants heavy showers across the eastern third of the u.s. including washington, d.c. as well as new york city and on friday, heavy rain will linger in the southeast and north eastern part of the u.s. and southeastern canada. on thursday small tornados are possible. across the mid-section of the u.s., this is the area with a series of low pressure systems moving through. isolated tornados and damaging wins and hail will be a problem into your friday.